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    Re: Cutting 11x14 film to 5x7 size

    Some us do not or cannot shuffle.

    I prefer the guillotine.

    Vive la révolution
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    Re: Loupes Again, What Works for You

    I don't have 2 +10 diopters close up lenses at hand.

    As I recall they have glass thicker than the mount making 2 impossible to stack directly.

    How do you use them together?
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    Re: Loupes Again, What Works for You

    I have a Horseman reflex viewer but it did not work with my old eyes.

    I need to try it with my new ones!
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    Re: Loupes Again, What Works for You

    Thanks Jac.

    I am interested in how we all cope with GG viewing.

    Only a year ago I did not need a loupe as I saw things very close up, clearly, since birth. But at age 7 somebody thought I was...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    I like this very busy image that reminds of transit in Chicago.

    Soft, yet detailed.
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    Re: "Sky Bow" -- Chinese 4x5 rangefinder

    Will do. I have a number of their products I like.

    I also notice some things are shipping very quickly from China.
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    Re: "Sky Bow" -- Chinese 4x5 rangefinder

    Needs to be put back in production.

    I want one!
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    Re: Portraits June 2019

    Like!
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    Re: Portraits June 2019

    Like!
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    Re: Post Your Photos Made At Close Distance

    Like!
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    Re: Loupes Again, What Works for You

    Remind me!

    It's coming in a week...
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    Most people crowd around one of my favorite paintings, so many do it's hard to see it at all. They go to the rope. Fools!

    But if I stop on the stairs just at the room entrance this 8X10 ft...
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    Re: Loupes Again, What Works for You

    Just ordered this https://www.edmundoptics.com/p/9x-opaque-base-magnifier/1844/

    Thanks Bryan!

    I will drill a hole in it for a shoelace.:)
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    Never quit! i am working on set up for full blind LF photography.

    I lurk on Blind Ham Radio forums to prepare for the inevitable.

    Maybe 2 more years of day driving, unless something improves....
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    Re: Finally, I found my studio camera Century 8A

    Got heavy glass, i want that stand!

    Been looking a lot. Semi 1 (a) are around, 2 (a) not so much.
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    I can no longer trust what I see. Nothing is sharp...
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    Thanks for the correction. You are correct I contused diopters.

    Going through boxes searching for a lesser 50mm to use. Tiny Repronar 5cm with a spacer tube may work.


    Somewhere I have a...
  18. Re: Replace old Cold Light head with LED light source?

    Perhaps the best made now?

    https://heilandelectronic.de/led_kaltlicht/lang:en
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    Loupes Again, What Works for You

    I need something and i never did before eye surgery.

    Very near sighted from birth, I could only see well at GG distance.

    Now I need 10 to 20X loupe.

    How to Choose a Magnifier

    What do you...
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    Good answer Bob. I like things that fit in a shirt pocket.

    My eyes used to focus on anything very close, such as a GG, but since my cataracts were removed and far sight 10 diopters lenses...
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    Re: Finally, I found my studio camera Century 8A

    Wow, never saw this Jim!


    Looks tippy without your hand.

    I was just looking for one on eBay...
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    Re: Film holder or film problem?

    Agree and always do this.

    Music a must as the roar of Tinnitus can stop concentration.

    I often forget if I already loaded both sides and have to check...

    In the dark we think about a lot of...
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    It's get confusing as some wrote in this old LFPF thread.

    Bob often suggests the Rodenstock Depth of Field Calculator which is available at that link, but seemingly out of production back in 2007...
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    Re: Film holder or film problem?

    When I have had that problem I was loading the film on only one side and the other side was not in the slot.

    One time the film disappeared into the bellows. Pushed out by the DS returning home.
    ...
  25. Thread: IR Googles

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    Re: IR Googles

    My glasses won't work with it
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    Re: IR Googles

    Looked em up.

    No way to use them with my goggles....
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    Jim, I just checked my Calter II 150mm f5.6 lens at f22 which I shot yesterday with the 2 5x7 I posted today. Close to 1/4". My scans look not sharp. I don't really care about scans and my technique...
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    This is interesting Neil.

    I now need to shoot hyper-focal all the time in the field.

    I plan to buy a digital rangefinder and calibrate scales on my field cameras.

    Eyesight is requiring point...
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    Re: In Praise of 5x7... Post'em !

    Bad framing from bad eyes. I never saw the corners. Aimed in general direction. Shot yesterday between storms.

    New friends, I will contact print 1 for each person. They are volunteers at the...
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    Re: Sad news about LFPF member Degroto

    Godspeed

    RIP
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    My very first thought after viewing that image for the first time ever was,


    Rear Window, By Hitchcock.

    now I realize a bit more about the phrase...
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    I wonder if I could convert my main studio camera.

    But before drilling and tapping a Linhof, I will wait to see a Norma in my studio.
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    bad link
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    converging diagonals, 'rule' of 3's and the rest to the right is too busy.

    note a rule is not a rule
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    Good info. I see the rear cable socket on Norma now.

    I did not like my P. It always snapped my fingers. Especially with the way too big 5x7 metering back

    Sold a whole set here years ago
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    what i wanted to know

    Thank you!
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    fence, first 3 building to left, part of tree
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    Do all Norma backs work with the Sinar Shutter rear cable fail safe?
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    Thank you
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    The white blocks on Steven's image are confusing me...
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